Dead Alive | The Shins

The Shins have completed work on their fifth studio album, according to frontman James Mercer. The album will arrive “early next year,” with Mercer hoping for a January 2017 release date. Produced by Mercer himself, he describes the new record to be closer in sound to the Shins’ first three albums than 2012’s Port of Morrow (which Read more about Dead Alive | The Shins[…]

Blonde | Frank Ocean

BLONDE IS THE BREATH OF FRESH AIR WE DIDN’T KNOW WE NEEDED 2016 has been an incredible year for music so far. Numerous releases have been anticipated, celebrated, reviewed, and done with. From Beyonce’s “Lemonade,” a stark portrayal of infidelity, to Kanye West’s insult-laden and mesmerizingly controversial “The Life of Pablo,” the year has not Read more about Blonde | Frank Ocean[…]

A Seat at the Table | Solange

SOLANGE’S ‘A SEAT AT THE TABLE’ SERENADES WITH EMOTION AND POWER Solange is known for pushing the limits when it comes to music, so I knew I needed to prepare myself for her newest release, “A Seat at the Table.” I had to listen to the album three times before I even tried to formulate Read more about A Seat at the Table | Solange[…]

Beautiful Strangers | Kevin Morby

Kevin Morby’s latest release, Beautiful Strangers, is a heart-felt tribute to those who were taken away during the Orlando tragedy.  All proceeds from the song go to support the Everytown for Gun Safety initiative. Ugh. Love you Kev. “This release is dedicated to and written for all the people I have never met but have only Read more about Beautiful Strangers | Kevin Morby[…]